Request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesverwaltungsgericht (Germany) lodged on 16 August 2018 — XW v Landesamt für Verbraucherschutz

(Case C-536/18)

Language of the case: German

Referring court

Bundesverwaltungsgericht

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: XW

Defendant: Landesamt für Verbraucherschutz

Question referred

May a portion of the salary costs of staff employed in the administration of and in the collection of fees for official inspections be taken into account in a fee collected in accordance with Article 27(2) and (4) of, in conjunction with Annex VI to, Regulation No 882/2004? 1

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1 Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on official controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules (OJ 2004 L 165, p. 1).